The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is pleased to announce the Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship to those candidates who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in economics or have received the Ph.D. in economics. IWPR encourages applications for a post-doctoral fellowship from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups who are interested in the study of policy issues affecting women.IWPR conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, improve the lives, and they give opportunities to women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences. The fellows will receive the opportunity to contribute to IWPR research projects that inform policies affecting women and their families.
Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) was founded in 1987 out of a need for an organization whose distinct purpose was to develop comprehensive, women-focused, policy-oriented research. By conducting rigorous analyses using federal data, the social scientists at IWPR shook the gendered and racialized assumptions underpinning public debate.
- Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in economics by September 1, 2017, or have received the Ph.D. in economics after January 1, 2014.
- Applicants must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or already have a valid work permit for the duration of the fellowship.
How to Apply:
To apply for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender and Economics, applicants should submit all the following application materials. Applications should include:
- Letter of interest
- Writing sample
- 2 letters of reference (may be sent separately by those writing the letters)
- D. award information (may be sent separately by institution awarding the degree or Committee Chair)
The applicant must submit all the application materials in a single Word or PDF file to fellowships-at-iwpr.org.
Financial Aid and Award Money:
- This two-year fellowship provides the opportunity to contribute to IWPR research projects that inform policies affecting women and their families.
- The fellow will work in IWPR’s Washington, DC, office with an experienced, multi-disciplinary team of PhD-level researchers and research associates on a variety of topics related to employment, education, income security, work and family, health and safety, and women and girls of color.
- Applicants should submit their applications as soon as possible, but no later than June 15, 2017.
- Start date is negotiable, preferably by September 15, 2017, and the selected applicant will be contacted no later than July 7, 2017.
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